• Structure 17, Glassblowing and Island Drive

    Historic Jamestowne

    Part of Colonial National Historical Park Virginia

Public Transportation

Area Public Transportation
Various public and private transportation services are available throughout the area. AMTRAK has a station in Williamsburg, Greyhound has commercial bus service to the Williamsburg area, and rental cars and taxi service are available. There are three airports within one and one half hours drive of Historic Jamestowne: Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport (45 minutes away), Norfolk International Airport (1.5 hours east of the park) and Richmond International Airport (1.5 hours west of the park).

Did You Know?

Painting by Sidney King representing settlers searching for medicinal plants

The botanical sassafras was at one time worth its weight in gold as a medicinal plant. It was an early Jamestown export. In modern times it has been used to flavor root beer.